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Riverside Secondary School
Parent Lending Library

The following books may be checked out by parents through their child.  You can use your child's student number and come in to check them out yourself or send your child to check them out for you.

The Parent’s Guide to Protecting Your Children In Cyberspace by Parry Aftab
When Kids Can't Read by Kylene Beers
Adolescent Literacy: Turning Promise Into Practice by Kylene Beers
Community: The Structure of Belonging by Peter Block
Homework Without Tears by Lee Canter
The Essential 55: An Award Winning Educator's Rules for Discovering the Successful Student in Every Child by Ron Clark
The Essential 55 Workbook by Ron Clark
The Excellent 11: Qualities Teachers and Parents Use to Motivate, Inspire, and Educate Children by Ron Clark
The End of Molasses Classes: Getting Our Kids Unstuck by Ron Clark
Parenting With Wit & Wisdom by Barbara Colorosso
The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander by Barbara Colorosso
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens Personal Workbook by Sean Covey
Brain-Based Teaching With Adolescent Learning in Mind by Glenda Crawford
Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement With Everyday Life by Mihaly Csikzentmihalyi

Why We Do What We Do: Understanding Self-Motivation by Edward Deci
The Mentor Leader by Tony Dungy
Raising Emotionally Intelligent Teenagers: Parenting With Love, Laughter, and Limits by Maurice J. Elias
Emotions Revealed: Recognizing Faces and Feelings to Improve Communication and Emotional Life by Paul Ekman
Stop Negotiating With Your Teen by Janet Sasson Edgette
Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques in Your Classroom by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey
Better Learning Through Structured Teaching by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey
Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In by Roger Fisher
Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
Money Doesn't Grow On Trees: A Parent's Guide to Raising Financially Reliable Children by Neale S. Godfrey
Teens Can Make It Happen: Nine Steps for Success by Stedman Graham
The Wonder of Boys by Michael Gurian
The Wonder of Girls: Understanding the Hidden Nature of Our Daughters by Michael Gurian
A Fine Young Man: What Parents, Educators, and Mentors Can Do to Shape Adolescent Boys Into Exceptional Men by Michael Gurian
What Stories Does My Son Need?: A Guide to Books and Movies that Build Character in Boys by Michael Gurian
13 is the New 18 by Beth Harpaz
We Need to Talk: Tough Conversations With Your Kids by Richard Heyman
Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Respoding to Cyberbullying by Sameer Hinduja
Always My Child: A Parent's Guide to Understanding Your Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered or Questioning Son or Daughter by Kevin Jennings
So Sexy So Soon: The New Sexualized Childhood and What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Kids by Diane Levin
The Everything Parent's Guide to Children With OCD by Stephen Martin
Positive Parenting for Bipolar Kids by Mary Ann McDonnell
Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement by Robert Marzano
Ready-to-Use Conflict Resolution Activities for Secondary Students by Ruth Perlstein
A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Daniel Pink
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink
Raising Your Kids Without Raising Your Voice by Sarah Chana Radcliffe
Rewired: Understanding the iGeneration and the Way they Learn by Larry Rosen
The Everything Parent's Guide to Children With Depression by Rebecca Rutledge
The Everything Parent's Guide to Children With Anxiety by Ilyne Sandas
It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living by Dan Savage
Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life by Martin Seligman
Active Learning: 101 Strategies to Teach Any Subject by Melvin Silberman
Protecting Your Children on the Internet: A Road Map for Parents and Teachers by Gregory S. Smith
Reading Don't Fix No Chevy's: Literacy in the Lives of Young Men by Michael Smith
Safety Monitor: How to Protect Your Kids Online by Detective Mike Sullivan  Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?: Content Comprehension, Grades 6 -- 12 by Cris Tovani

Improving Comprehension With Think-Aloud Strategies: Modeling What Good Readers Do by Jeffrey Wilhelm
Engaging Readers and Writers With Inquiry by Jeffrey Wilhelm
Cyber-Safe Kids, Cyber-Savvy Teens by Nancy Willard
Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent's Guide to the New Teenager by Anthony Wolf
A Parent's Guide to Raising Money-Smart Kids by Robin Tau, CA

The Parent's Guide To Texting, Facebook and Social Media: Understanding the Benefits and Dangers of Parenting in a Digital World by Shawn Marie Edgington